Licence to Deal with a Regulated Radiation Source - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this licence if you intend to deal with a regulated radiation source.

A person is taken to have dealt with a radiation source if they:

  • Manufacture a radiation source;
  • Possess a radiation source;
  • Supply a radiation source to someone else;
  • Use a radiation source;
  • Dispose of a radiation source; or
  • Store, pack or transport radioactive material.

Exemptions exist for undergraduate or postgraduate students who are undertaking course work or research in a university, or other education institution.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must submit an application that may include:

  • Information about the proposed dealings under the licence;
  • The qualifications of people proposed to be dealing with the radiation source;
  • Proposed procedures for handling, use or storage of the radiation source; and
  • A proposed safety plan for dealings under the licence.

Pre-application discussions are recommended, as there are mandatory qualifications relating to radiation protection required by applicants.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Licences are usually issued for 1 year, however up to 3 year licences may be available subject to some limitations.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

1 year $232.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Radiation Licence Application - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection Act 2006 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Protection Regulation 2007 ACT

Application process


Please submit your application directly to the Agency.

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Population Health Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, Health Protection Service

Population Health Division

Health Directorate

Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House
25 Mulley Street
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address: Locked Bag 5005
Weston Creek
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Phone: 02 6205 1700
Fax: 02 6205 1705